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Chicago Ubuntu Team

Ubuntu users in the Chicago land area are currently trying to organize and create a Chicago Ubuntu Team. If you are in the Chicago land are and are possibly interested, please post your name and contact below, as well as visit us in the [ Forums].

=== Vision Statement === Our first priority is to help Market Ubuntu to our community. Our second goal is to create a local community we’re users can connect.

Initial Posting by Mike Greenwood

I propose a team with a initial goal of spreading the Ubuntu word to friends, family, Schools, Businesses, and Churches.

I already know of one company that is looking at Dapper as a replacement for XP, (this decision based off of one convert in the company).

Other roles of this team can be organized support for team members and possibily contributing support in the documentation arena.

[ Chicago Team Forum Thread]

This is a Great Panel Icon for your menu... I have no clue who created it. attachment:Icons/Page/panel-replacement-distributor-logo.png attachment:IconsPage/panel-replacement-distributor-logo.png

Anyone idea's for a custom Chicago/Ubuntu icon?

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OK CHICAGO folks, what apps are you using??? What problems (if any) are you having?

  • I use Gimp, Freeciv, and the openoffice apps quite frequently, they work flawlessly to say the least! The only real problem I have encountered is with my scanner and Xsane. I have a HP Photosmart 2575 all-in-one, I can print perfectly, but when I try to scan with Xsane my printer errors out. I get the BSOD on the lil 2 inch LCD, so thats what I'm workin on right now.
  • Using Kubuntu 6.06 LTS (2 desktops & 1 Laptop), Ubuntu 6.06 LAMP (2 servers). I use everything that begins with 'K'. I also use, amaroK, Gimp, IRSSI, Kopete, Firefox, Kdevelop, Quanta, OpenOffice 2, Scribus, digiKam, XnView, Gobby, Emacs, VMware Server & Workstation, and many more. I am on various Ubuntu/Kubuntu teams and I am always at the [ Launchpad] fielding support questions, bug reports, and specifications. - -- nixternal DateTime(2006-06-15T01:33:40Z)

  • Like most I use Firefox & Open Office for most desktop needs. I use stream tuner, stream ripper to rip MP3 from interenet radio, I use Beep Media Player, GTKpod, Amarok, Audacity, Scribus and of course the Gimp. Greenwom

  • Using Ubuntu 6.06 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 9300, everything that I normally use is working (Wireless and Bluetooth Included). I've loaded Unreal Tournament 2004, and Quake 4. Both games work without issue. It's hard for me to tell if its a bug or something that I've done wrong since I'm an inexperienced linux user. ~ Jason Czajkowski ~